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National Urban League 40th Anniversary Year Book.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.192.02 Author/Creator: National Urban League Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 1950 Pagination: 128 p. ; 28.7 x 22 cm.

One item printed by the National Urban League dated 1950. Commemorates the 40th anniversary of the league. Includes essays by noted African American civil rights leaders and scholars related to survey projects and research.

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